Pennsylvania hospital pauses some elective surgeries after employees test positive for COVID-19

The healthcare facility is deep-cleaning affected locations and will continue following the screening, screening and quarantining guidelines released by the CDC and the state department of health, according to the declaration..

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Erie, Pa.-based Saint Vincent Hospital prepares to hold off a small number of elective procedures after “a number of patients and direct caretakers” just recently tested favorable for COVID-19, according to a healthcare facility declaration shown WJET..

The declaration did not define the variety of people who tested favorable. The postponement of optional procedures was credited to the staffing impact..

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Wednesday, October 28th, 2020